PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia schools graduation

Seniors at Douglass High School, Fr. Tolton High School and Hickman High School all celebrated their graduations with commencement ceremonies Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fr. Tolton High School commencement 2014

Fr. Tolton High School celebrated its first graduation Friday with a commencement ceremony.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman High School graduation 2014

Hickman High School celebrated its 118th graduation at Mizzou Arena on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Douglass High School graduates honored at Missouri Theatre

Douglass High School seniors and their friends and families attended a graduation ceremony Friday at the Missouri Theatre.

PHOTO GALLERY: Eight pairs dance at eighth annual Dancing with Missouri Stars

Dancers performed different types of waltz, disco and American Tango at the Dancing with Missouri Stars contest Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge class of 2014 graduates

Rock Bridge High School holds its graduation ceremony Thursday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle High honors first 2 graduates

Battle High School's first senior class doesn't graduate until next year, but on Thursday, the school honored two students who graduated early.

PHOTO GALLERY: The Feather Place

Abby Arauz, a Columbia resident, owns and operates The Feather Place, a national producer of fashionable feather products

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge baseball vs. Jefferson City

The Rock Bridge baseball team played Jefferson City at Rock Bridge on Wednesday, winning 5-0.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman Review debut party

This year's Hickman Review had its official debut May 9 during an event at Orr Street Studios.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hibbs Flatwork builds foundations

Concrete contractor Joe Hibbs has owned and operated Hibbs Flatwork for 14 years. Hibbs and his team are building the concrete flatwork for several houses in the Copperstone subdivision.

PHOTO GALLERY: Asian carp expert prepares for research trip

Duane Chapman, a research fish biologist prepares for an overnight research trip to collect Grass carp eggs and larvae. Chapman works with the U.S. Geological Survey and is the leader of the Asian carp research team.

PHOTO GALLERY: Air Force ROTC, doctoral candidates celebrate commencements

Sunday marked the third and final day of commencement ceremonies at MU. Among the day's events were the ROTC Commissioning of Officers and the hooding ceremony for doctoral candidates.

PHOTO GALLERY: Woman turns wine bottles into decor

Pat Gerke repurposes empty wine bottles into hummingbird feeders, wine bottle lanterns, wind chimes and other decorative and practical items. She started her business, BottleRedux, on Etsy in July and also sells her items in gift shops. "If I can create something as a gift for someone and they really enjoy it, to me, that's what I want to do," Gerke said.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU softball vs. Kansas

The MU softball team defeated the Kansas Jayhawks Saturday 6-3 in an NCAA regional matchup.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball loses to Arkansas

Missouri lost to Arkansas on Saturday, 7-5.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri wins NCAA Golf Regional

The Missouri golf team finished third in the team race at regionals on its home course and will advance to the NCAA finals at Wichita State.

PHOTO GALLERY: Honors convocation draws crowd

Students in the Honors Convocation* celebrated their graduation from MU at Mizzou Arena on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball falls to insurmountable Arkansas lead

The Missouri baseball team lost 4-0 to No. 24 Arkansas on Friday after the Razorbacks took a three-run lead in the fifth inning. Peter Fairbanks, Missouri's sophomore starting pitcher, struggled to control his pitches, reaching the 70-pitch mark by the time Arkansas took their lead.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball defeats Bradley in NCAA tournament

The Missouri softball team won its NCAA tournament game against Bradley on Friday at University Field. The game was tied until Corrin Genovese, a Missouri junior, made a line-drive hit with bases loaded. The Tigers pulled ahead and won the game 6-5.